LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Terry Chuah has been appointed Senior Client Partner in the firm's Global Technology Practice.
Mr. Chuah joins Korn/Ferry from a global executive recruiting firm, where he conducted high-level search assignments in the alternative & renewable energy, industrial technology, manufacturing and high tech sectors. He has also worked extensively in the solar, energy efficiency and bioindustrials market.
"Terry is highly regarded for his talent and leadership expertise in technology, as well as the clean tech and alternative energy space," said Bob Damon, president of Korn/Ferry North America. "His track record of success, knowledge of the issues and credentials in working with some of the top brands will be a great addition to Korn/Ferry's strong technology practice and growing focus in the renewable energy market."
In addition to handling a broad range of assignments for global corporations and privately-owned companies, Mr. Chuah has significant experience working with private equity and venture-backed companies. Previously, he founded and ran a successful boutique executive search firm in Melbourne, Australia.
Prior to that, Mr. Chuah spent 12 years at BHP Billiton, Australia's largest industrial resources company, where he rapidly grew the company's steel manufacturing operation in Taiwan. During his time with BHP, Mr. Chuah spent two years in Boston working with Advent International, BHP's venture capital fund manager, where he worked on projects that dealt with advanced materials, environmental, and automation & control technologies.
Mr. Chuah earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
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